urban planning


Planning a new future for Tacubaya

Sixteen urban planning students from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs worked on a research project to assist and inform Mexico City officials and their consultant on ways to improve life in Tacubaya.

UCLA faculty voice: A smarter way to pay for parks

Jon Christensen asserts that in analyzing the results of Proposition 84, which allocated more than $5 billion to parks and environmental resources, it’s clear that benefits come when priorities are clearly defined.

UCLA faculty voice: Are we leaving nature behind?

Students are taught about extinction in classrooms, but it’s their direct experience with nature that is rapidly disappearing, warns Peter Kareiva, director of the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability.

Gentrification in L.A. isn't about hipsters becoming your neighbors

A panel of Angelenos who study and work to improve the city honed in on how best to manage the forces that are rapidly transforming neighborhoods like Highland Park and Lincoln Heights. Participating was UCLA architecture and urban design professor Dana Cuff.
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